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‘He can never be replaced’

‘He can never be replaced’

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 20, 2019

Students were handing out candles and small, square programs as groups gathered in front of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house. ATO’s Gamma Chi chapter held a candlelight vigil at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday to honor Samuel Martinez who passed away on Nov. 12. At around 5:30 p.m., bells were tol...

Center working to solve food security issues

Center working to solve food security issues

Loren Negron, Evergreen reporter

November 20, 2019

*This article was updated to include that the Pullman League of Women Voters hosted the event. A guest speaker from the Community Action Center spoke about food security issues and efforts in Whitman County as part of the Brown Bag Lunch Series on Tuesday at the Neill Public Library. The Pullman ...

Farmer objects after city changes road named for family

Farmer objects after city changes road named for family

BENJAMIN WHITE, Evergreen reporter

November 20, 2019

A local lawyer and a family farmer brought a personal grievance to the city council regarding the renaming of a road which was named in tribute to a heritage family farmer at the Pullman City Council meeting on Tuesday night at city hall. Attorney Laura Hoopis said Hood Drive, named for family farmer...

Local science center uses grant for upgrade

Local science center uses grant for upgrade

SHANEL HAYNES, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2019

The Palouse Discovery Science Center will update its outdoor signage for the center after receiving a grant from the Pullman Chamber of Commerce. Meri Joswiak, director of Discovery Science Center, said the center received $1,600 from the Pullman Chamber of Commerce. She said the discovery center...

Assistant AG discusses free speech

Assistant AG discusses free speech

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2019

An assistant attorney outlined the difference between protected and unprotected free speech for universities on Thursday at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center. “The government recognizes that the trading of ideas and universities have a major benefit to our society,” said Nathan Deen, assistant...

Proposal submitted for new student apartment complex

Proposal submitted for new student apartment complex

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

A land development firm submitted a proposal to build a student housing complex in apartment land. Whipple Consulting Engineers submitted the environmental checklist application on Sept. 30 on behalf of Annex of Pullman LLC. Kevin Gardes, Pullman public works director, said Spring of 2020 is when...

Rock quarry proposal withdrawn after safety concerns are raised

Rock quarry proposal withdrawn  after safety concerns are raised

BENJAMIN WHITE, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2019

In late October, an environmental checklist application for a rock quarry near Kamiak Elementary School was withdrawn. Kevin Gardes, Pullman public works director, said the city has received letters from community members such as neighbors and parents who were concerned about truck traffic on Terre...

Nonprofit helps children with disabilities

Nonprofit helps children with disabilities

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

Staff at Families Together, a local nonprofit, work to help people with disabilities through programming that involves the whole family. Karen Nelson, Families Together executive director, said the organization was created more than 30 years ago to provide support for parents who have children with...

Newly-built school adopts tutoring program

Newly-built school adopts tutoring program

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

Kamiak Elementary School now offers the same tutoring program three other local elementary schools already adopted about four years ago. The Pullman School District K-5 Morning Tutoring Program at the newly-built elementary school operates the same way compared to the other schools, said Anthony Eddy,...

Police make arrest, issue warnings on Halloween

Police make arrest, issue warnings on Halloween

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

During a police ride along on Halloween night, officers deescalated an incident in front of a fraternity, a WSU student was arrested for being a minor intoxicated in public and two students were asked to empty out their open alcoholic beverages. The ride-along was led by two officers from the Pullman...

City councilmembers hold town hall

City councilmembers hold town hall

BENJAMIN WHITE, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

Pullman city councilmembers Brandon Chapman, Eileen Macoll and Pat Wright hosted a Town Hall meeting at 7 p.m. on Friday night to discuss the community projects the city has been working on recently. Councilmembers discussed how the city plans to improve the downtown area. Pullman resident A.G....

Two veterinarians start mobile clinic

Two veterinarians start mobile clinic

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

Two veterinarians who grew up out-of-state fell in love with the local community and started a business that provides on the road services 24/7 for both large and small animals. Red Barn Mobile Veterinary Services was launched in August by co-owners Dr. Kathryn Kammerer and Dr. Tasha Bradley. The...

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